Boot Show

msp_header Willkommen zur Boot 2015 Messeseite von PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa. Bitte nimm dir einen Moment Zeit, um die Informationen unten zu lesen und dich mit den Angeboten vertraut zu machen. Wenn du an einer weiteren Messe in 2015 interessiert bist, klicke auf einen Messelink unten.

Besuche den PADI Stand, um das Neuste zu den PADI Angeboten zu erfahren, von ReActivate™ zum Open Water Diver Touch, sowie zur NEUEN PADI App. Schau vorbei und werde mit den iPads an unseren Touch-Stationen interaktiv. Profitiere von unserer speziellen „Messe-Verkaufsaktion“! Mitarbeiter von Customer Services, Training, Sales und Marketing werden anwesend sein, um deine Fragen zu beantworten.

Messebesucher, die sich bei einem ausstellenden PADI Dive Center für einen PADI Kurs anmelden, erhalten ein GRATIS PADI T-Shirt! Nach der Buchung des Kurses stellt das Dive Center dem Kunden einen Gutschein für ein T-Shirt aus, der am PADI Stand gegen ein GRATIS PADI T-Shirt eingelöst werden kann. PADI Mitarbeiter werden die Seminare und Bühnenpräsentationen durchführen.

Schau dir den vollständigen Terminplan der Seminare und Veranstaltungen unten an, wo du packende Präsentationen für PADI Mitglieder und Taucher findest! Vergiss nicht, dich hier für das Member Forum anzumelden, wenn du teilnehmen möchtest. Die Plätze sind begrenzt und werden nach Eingang vergeben.

Datum Seminar/Veranstaltung Zeit Ort
17.01.15 ReActivate Deine Brevetierung 13:20 – 14:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 13:30 – 13:45 – Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
18.01.15 Digitale unterwasser Fotografie 13:30 – 13:45 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
Familien -Tauchen mit PADI 16:20 – 17:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Stand Party 18:00 – 19:00 PADI Stand
19.01.15 ReActivate Deine Brevetierung 13:20 – 14:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 13:45 – 14:00 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
20.01.15 Ich will mein PADI 11:10 – 11:20 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 12:55 – 13:10 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
21.01.15 Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 14:45 – 15:00 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
Ich will mein PADI 16:40 – 16:50 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Stand Party 18:00 – 19:00 PADI Stand
22.01.15 ReActivate Deine Brevetierung 13:20 – 14:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 14:45 – 15:00 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
23.01.15 VIP Course Director Marketing Forum 10:00 – 11:00 Raum 5, Congress Center Düsseldorf
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 12:15- 12:30 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
ReActivate Deine Brevetierung 13:20 – 14:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
24.01.15 Ich will mein PADI 10:50 – 11:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 13:30 – 13:45 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)
Dive Center Awards 17:15 – 18:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Member Forum und informelles Treffen 18:30 – 20:00 Raum 6, Congress Center Düsseldorf
25.01.15 ReActivate Deine Brevetierung 13:20 – 14:00 Tauchsport Center Bühne
Digital Underwater Photography Kurs 13:30 – 13:45 Water Pixel World Bühne (Halle 4)

Tauchmessen 2015

Salon de la Plongée

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Bienvenue sur la Page réservée au Salon de la Plongée 2015 de PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa. Veuillez prendre un instant pour lire les informations ci-dessous et vous familiariser avec ce qui vous est proposé. Si vous êtes intéressé par l’un des Salons 2015, veuillez cliquer sur le lien associé au Salon ci-dessous.

Visitez le Stand PADI pour connaître les dernières offres PADI, dont ReActivate™ le Open Water Diver Touch, ainsi que la NOUVELLE Application PADI. Venez utiliser les iPads dans nos Stations Touch et profitez de notre “Promotion spéciale Salon”! Le personnel du Service clientèle, de la Formation, des Ventes et du Marketing restera à votre disposition pour répondre à vos questions.

Consultez les programmes d’évènements ci-dessous pour voir les présentations passionnantes proposées aux Plongeurs PADI!

Le personnel PADI dirigera des séminaires et des présentations sur scène. Consultez le Calendrier complet des séminaires et des évènements ci-dessous pour voir les présentations passionnantes proposées aux Membres et Plongeurs PADI! N’oubliez pas de vous inscrire au Forum des Membres ici, si vous prévoyez d’y assister. Les places sont limitées et attribuées selon le principe “premier arrivé, premier servi”

Date Seminaire/Évènement Horaire Lieu
09.01.2015 Devenez Pro avec PADI 12:30 – 13:00 Scène
10.01.2015 Forum de Membre 16:00 – 17:00 Salle de conférence “Asie”
10.01.2015 Remise de Prix pour Dive Centres et fête de stand 17:45 – 19:00 Stand PADI
11.01.2015 Devenez Pro avec PADI 12:30 – 13:00 Scène

 

Salons 2015

Record-breaking Santa Divers Take the Plunge for Vobster Santas

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With the festive season fast approaching, it’s time to dig out your Santa suit and get involved in the biggest and best record-breaking charity Santa diving event this side of Lapland – with the faint sound of jingle bells ringing in our ears, Vobster Santas is back!

Run in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI), Vobster Santas 2014 will take place on Sunday 14th December 2014 at Vobster Quay Inland Diving Centre near Radstock in Somerset.

Last year’s event was the biggest yet with a record number of Santa divers taking to the water – over 175 divers braved the winter weather to smash the world record!

Vobster Santas isn’t just about world records, though – it’s also about raising some serious cash for charity. Once again, Vobster Quay is aiming to raise some serious money for the RNLI by getting as many sponsored divers dressed in their finest Santa outfits onsite and in the water in a mass of fluffy beards and red suits. The event continues to grow in popularity with a record-breaking number of Santa divers donning their finest festive gear to raise over £25,000 in the last four years alone.

Santa divers attending the event will be invited to seek sponsorship for their endeavours through either individual sponsorship or via JustGiving. Vobster Quay will also be raising money for the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance by raffling off a selection of great prizes. Every Santa diver that attends the event will automatically be entered into the prize draw and additional tickets will be available on the day for just £1 a pop! If previous years are anything to go by, this year’s event is going to be another fun-packed day full of festive belly-laughs.

Divers wishing to participate in the event can get involved by simply registering their attendance at www.vobster.com/santas. Once registered, you can then get involved in the fundraising in a choice of ways:

  • Direct Sponsorship – Attendees can download the Vobster Santas Sponsorship Form at www.vobster.com/vobstersantas and then pester their friends, family and work colleagues to sponsor them for the event.
  • JustGiving.com – Take all the hassle out of fund raising by simply pointing your family and friends to the Vobster Santas 2014 JustGiving page. They’ll be able to donate online and will even be able to take advantage of GiftAid.
  • Mobile Phone text donation – supporters can also donate to Vobster Santas 2014 via a very simple text message. Simply text ‘VSAN50 £XX’ where ‘XX’ is the amount you wish to donate to 70070.

Vobster Quay will be doing its bit to raise money for the RNLI too. For every £1 raised by Santa divers through sponsorship, Vobster Quay will donate an extra 50p to a maximum of an additional £1000.

For more information, visit the Vobster Santas Website.

PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa Takes DIVE 2014 By Storm!

The PADI Village overflowed with divers, non-divers and PADI Members during the two days of DIVE 2014!

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IMG_0321PADI Dive Centres exhibiting as Village Partners and the PADI stand itself were swamped with enquiries ranging from how to become a PADI Diver through to becoming a PADI Pro.

On the PADI stand the Touch Station, where iPads displayed the latest digital offerings from PADI, was a hive of activity. Visitors had the opportunity to interact with the newly launched ReActivate™ and Equipment Specialist Touch as well as explore the stunning NEW PADI App.

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And next door to the Village the Try Dive Pool, sponsored by PADI 5 Star IDC Centre Stoney Cove, was busy introducing non-divers to the thrill of breathing underwater!

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PADI Photography and Equipment Specialist presentations were conducted on the main stages, while divers and members benefited from a suite of mini seminars.

Along with a Member Social on the Saturday afternoon, PADI staff were kept very busy for both days.

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From brightly coloured PADI wristbands to PADI branded cotton bags and Free PADI T-Shirts, the NEC Halls at DIVE 2014 were alive with PADI wherever you looked.

Without question this was a superb show for PADI and Individual and Retail and Resort Association Members.

For information on exhibiting with PADI at future shows, contact [email protected]

 

Last chance to register for the PADI Business Academy in Bristol, UK

PADI Business Academy – Bristol, UK – 30th November & 1st December

Join us for the Bristol PBA taking place on the 30th November and 1st December.  This two day programme, conducted in English, will inspire, equip and motivate you, helping you prepare your business for unprecedented growth.

To register for the programme, complete the PBA Registration Form and return it to the Marketing department.  Additional registrants from the same Dive Centre will benefit from a 50% discount and each primary Dive Centre attendee will benefit from a £/€100 credit toward your 2015 Dive Centre renewal.

About the PADI Business Academy

PADI Business Academy (PBA) is the powerful, and hugely successful, business development tool only accessible to PADI members. If you’re looking to increase your business exposure, sales and bottom line profit you can’t afford not to become one of the thousands of successful international PADI Business Academy graduates.

Take a sneak peak at one of our 2014 Business Academies!  Watch the video below:

And now see what the PADI Business Academy can do for you:

View the latest brochure

We look forward to seeing you at one of our PADI Business Academy programmes!

Your PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa Team

Eilat Red Sea Photo Competition

This is the 10th year in a row that the Eilat Red Sea competition took place in Eilat. Integrating elements from photography, high-tech, touristic and diving industries, the Eilat Red Sea event is branded as a worldwide leading underwater photography competition.

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Photo by Boaz Samorai, winner of the Jury Award

The Eilat Red Sea photo competition is distinguished by exceptional valuable prizes awarded to the winners, including huge cash prizes, diving vacations in dreamy destinations, underwater photo equipment, scuba gear and more.

During the 2014 event, Eilat Red Sea in partnership with PADI EMEA introduced the National Team underwater photo Olympics as an adventurous opportunity for all underwater photographers.

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Underwater photographers originating from the same country were invited to team-up during the Eilat Red Sea competition and to participate in the National Team category. Participants were required to put together an impressive portfolio of 6 images taken during the shoot-out.

The judging phase was on stage during the winning ceremony and took place on September 13 in Eilat and was live broadcasted on the internet. PADI EMEA would like to congratulate Spain, the winner of the prestigious National Team category. First prize for the National Team Category was a cash prize of $3000 sponsored by PADI EMEA.

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PADI EMEA also would like to congratulate PADI Course Director Boaz Samorai for winning the 1st price in the Jury Category. Great job Boaz.

The Eilat Red Sea event has so far received media coverage by many international media channels, such as CNN, Fashion TV and Reuters, as well as countless photo and diving magazines.

The man behind the scenes and the spirit of the Eilat Red Sea event is David Pilosof, an experienced underwater photographer, who was also the first photographer in the world to introduce the concept of underwater nudity and fashion images, which can be found on one of the most successful photography books ever published, Samantha.

Photo by Boaz Samurai, winner of the Jury Award
Photo by Boaz Samurai, winner of the Jury Award

The event also included a live broadcast featuring one of the most magnificent dives ever carried out. The Guinness Record dive included over 200 divers, 26 diving instructors, 32 production members and 12 professional photographers, who dove together on the the Satil wreck in Eilat, Israel. Using a sophisticated technological setup, the dive was live broadcasted online in HD, enabling millions of viewers, online surfers and smart phone owners from all over the world to take part in this extraordinary event.

PADI EMEA would like to congratulate the organizers, the jury and all the amazing photographers that participated in making this the most amazing photography event in the world. We also would like to thank everyone that participated in the Guinness Record dive on the wreck Satil. What an event!!!

See you next year,
PADI EMEA

Testimonial from PADI Course Director and Photographer Boaz Samorai:

“During the last week I have participated in the underwater photo shoot out contest held at Eilat Israel at the water of the Red Sea. A shootout competition means that all of the photographers have specific dates to go and take pictures in a specific environment. It’s pretty tense…. Not only you have to plan your dives safely including taking care of your underwater photography equipment, you have to get some pretty amazing and creative images in order to be noticed by the jury panel so you can win some of the great prizes. The prizes are crazy and awesome ranging from 10’000 USD$! To various exotic diving vacations in the best diving resorts around the world, and some awesome diving and photography equipment. In total I performed 12 dives in the 3 days of the competition spending a total of over 1500 minutes underwater in just 3 days… In those dives I have managed to produce some of the best images I got to take until today, and to push myself to better results and to more and more creative ideas. I managed to gather a pretty nice collection of 5 pictures to the main category of the event – the best portfolio and the jury panel have chose them to the final 5 best portfolio’s and awarded me the Jury prize of 5,000 USD$ worth of underwater photography equipment from the Housing manufacturer – Subal underwater systems. By the way that comes out about 200 USD$ per each hour I have spent underwater during the competition…. Wish I knew that while I was freezing under the water at the end of each dive…. Brrrrrrr…. My pictures have included 3 aspects: showing the underwater beautiful marine life – I took a picture of a parrot fish’s mouth, The connection between man and the underwater environment – I took a split picture showing a woman stroking a Dolphin, and a game between the world above and the world that lies below the surface with a picture of a double exposure showing the moon shining behind the branches of a soft coral.One of the benefits of this events is that is helps with exposing the whole world to the underwater environment and helping to raise the AWARE for protecting the marine life and appreciating what lies beneath the surface. I was especially happy to see that 2 of my students for underwater digital photography course have reached the final stages of the amateur categories! I hope to meet more underwater enthusiasts in the next photo contest which will be held here at the magnificent water of the Red sea and to go and dive together and take some awesome pictures of the beautiful marine life”.

Best regards,
Boaz Samorai, PADI CD#942946

PADI Member Forum – DIVE 2014 (Birmingham, UK)

Join Mark Spiers (Vice President, Sales, Field Services, Marketing and Business Development), Tony Andrews (Manager, Field Services), Fred Waldegren (Manager, Sales) and Regional Managers Terry Johnson and Matt Clements and hear about the latest PADI programmes, products and news.

Your Member Forum will focus on PADI digital programmes and products including ReActivate™, the ever growing suite of Touch offerings, revised eLearning and the exciting NEW PADI App.  Find out about the newest CRM system release from Issys, the developers of EVE™.  And if you’re considering attending the upcoming UK PADI Business Academy, at the end of 2014, learn more about why it’s such an important business development tool.

Venue: Concourse Suite 20 – Birmingham NEC

Date: 25th October 2014

Time: 15:00 – 16:30 BST

Tickets are free of charge for PADI Members, but spaces are limited and seating will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Click here to register your space today!

Click here for full DIVE 2014 Seminar and Events Schedule.

Have questions about DIVE 2014 Member Forum? Contact PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa

We look forward to welcoming you the Dive 2014 Member Forum!

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PADI Business Academy courses in UK and Malta – Don’t Miss Out!

PADI Business Academy – Malta – 14th & 15th November

Join us for the Malta PBA taking place on 14th and 15th November.  This two day programme, conducted in English, will inspire, equip and motivate you, helping you prepare your business for unprecedented growth.

To register for the programme, complete the PBA Registration Form and return it to the Marketing department by 14th October.  Additional registrants from the same Dive Centre will benefit from a 50% discount and each primary Dive Centre attendee will benefit from a £/€100 credit toward your 2015 Dive Centre renewal.

PADI Business Academy – Bristol, UK – 30th November & 1st December

Join us for the Bristol PBA taking place on the 30th November and 1st December.  This two day programme, conducted in English, will inspire, equip and motivate you, helping you prepare your business for unprecedented growth.

To register for the programme, complete the PBA Registration Form and return it to the Marketing department by 30th October.  Additional registrants from the same Dive Centre will benefit from a 50% discount and each primary Dive Centre attendee will benefit from a £/€100 credit toward your 2015 Dive Centre renewal.

About the PADI Business Academy

PADI Business Academy (PBA) is the powerful, and hugely successful, business development tool only accessible to PADI members. If you’re looking to increase your business exposure, sales and bottom line profit you can’t afford not to become one of the thousands of successful international PADI Business Academy graduates.

Take a sneak peak at one of our 2014 Business Academies!  Watch the video below:

And now see what the PADI Business Academy can do for you:

View the latest brochure

We look forward to seeing you at one of our PADI Business Academy programmes!

Your PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa Team

PADI Member Support Pack (2015)

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PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) invites PADI Dive Centers and Resorts to take advantage of the PADI Member Support Pack (2015).

If you are planning to exhibit at one of the major 2015 PADI EMEA Shows, you can enhance your stand and show presence by taking advantage of the Member Support Pack offer. All you need to know can be found in the PADI Member Support Pack Application (2015).

Please note that each PADI Member Support Pack application will be assessed individually on a first come, first served basis and there is limited availability. So, don’t delay – contact the PADI EMEA Marketing department ([email protected]) with your PADI Member Support Pack request before the application deadline (below) to make sure you don’t miss out!

2015 PADI EMEA Show dates and PADI Member Support Pack application deadlines:
Salon de La Plongeé (9th – 12th January) – Application deadline: 28th November 2014
Boot Düsseldorf (17th – 25th January) – Application deadline: 6th December 2014
Dive Travel Show (7th – 8th February) – Application deadline: 27th December 2014
Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show (12th – 15th February) – Application deadline 1st January 2015
London International Dive Show (14th – 15th February) – Application deadline: 3rd January 2015
Dive Middle East Xpo (3rd – 7th March) – Application deadline: 20th January 2015
EUDI Show (6th – 9th March) – Application deadline: 23rd January 2105
DIVE 2015 (24th – 25th October) – Application deadline: 12th September 2015

Please send any enquiries regarding support for other shows or local events to [email protected] and they will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Don’t Miss Out on a 2014 PADI Business Academy!

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PADI Business Academy is the powerful, and hugely successful, business development tool only accessible to PADI members. If you’re looking to increase your business exposure, sales and bottom line profit you can’t afford not to become one of the thousands of successful international PADI Business Academy graduates. Just take a look at what the PADI Business Academy can do for you!

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Join us for one of the remaining Business Academies taking place in 2014.  This two day programme will inspire, equip and motivate you, helping you prepare your business for unprecedented growth. To register for a programme, complete the PBA Registration Form and return it to the Marketing department. Additional registrants from the same Dive Centre will benefit from a 50% discount and each primary Dive Centre attendee will benefit from a £/€100 credit toward your 2015 Dive Centre renewal. We look forward to seeing you at one of our remaining 2014 PADI Business Academies.